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Installation and Configuration

vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management deliver a hybrid cloud platform with consistent management, purpose-built to get the best performance, availability and efficiency out of your infrastructure and applications from day one​. The VMware vSphere architecture consists of the following:

  •  - A base hypervisor, vSphere ESXi, that is installed on every physical server for hosting virtual machines.
  •  - One instance of a management server, vCenter Server, enables centralized management of multiple vSphere hosts.
  •  - An operations management component, vRealize Operations, optimizes vSphere with performance monitoring and capacity management.
  •  - Log analytics and management with vRealize Log Insight, provides actionable dashboards with deep operational visibility.


Start your vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management evaluation with the following five steps:

Step 1:  vSphere Installation and Setup

Step 2: vRealize Operations Deployment

Step 3: Initial Setup of vRealize Operations Cluster


Step 4: First Login for a New Install

Step 5: vRealize Log Insight Install and Configure

Workload Placement & Rebalance




Technical Whitepapers
  What's New in vSphere 6.7
  Introduction to vSphere Replication


vRealize Operations 


vRealize Log Insight


Performance and Capacity Management

vSphere Performance Monitoring and
Guided Remediation

Capacity Optimization and Scenario

vSphere Hardening


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